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Stena Superfast VIII

Belfast, Northern Ireland
+44 844 770 7070
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Relaxing 2 hours across the Irish Sea

The ferry is efficient with check-in and boarding. The restaurant serves up fish n chips and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
The most relaxing way to travel to Northern Ireland

We decided to take the Stena ferry from Loch Ryan to Belfast for our short break. I thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
+44 844 770 7070
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The ferry is efficient with check-in and boarding. The restaurant serves up fish n chips and burgers n chips and other fare. Plenty of places to sit and relax on the roughly 2 hour crossing with lounges that are very light business class lounges in...More

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to take the Stena ferry from Loch Ryan to Belfast for our short break. I thoroughly recommend paying the extra for the "Plus Lounge" and the cost includes priority boarding and disembarkation. The lounge situated at the front of the ferry offers panoramic...More

Thank Matsudana
Reviewed 1 week ago

we travelled from Belfast to Cairnryan and back was a bit nervous as not a good sailor but the ship was great plenty of seats, plenty to keep you occupied and a great crossing you weren't confined to the inside you could wonder around outside...More

Thank johnny112ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very comfortable trip . Took the Stena Plus ticket which gives access to the Plus lounge with free drinks and snacks. Meals extra. Comfortable lounges and well catered for. Well staffed. Also priority first in first off with vehicles. Very well managed and on the...More

Thank 287Loges
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting a typical ferry... nothing fancy, tight seats like a bus or plane, no activities. Holy smokes was I wrong! This was like a mini cruise ship! So much to do on board, there is a casino, shopping, arcade, spa, movie theatre, bars,...More

Thank ashmdeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took advantage of Stenas £5 foot passenger offer that was available in march. Parked up in Stenas car park in Cairnryan, was a bit worried it being bank holiday that the car park would have been full, but about 50 places left when we got...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crossed from cairnryan to Belfast. Very hot day so smooth crossing. Booked Premium, Ferry seemed busy. Premium lounge way too warm. No air conditioning which is a pity. I always recommend the Premium lounge add on and it's always brilliant so not too put out...More

Thank WarnBren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really economical way to get from Liverpool to Belfast. The food is ok. I would not order this in advance. I would book a room in advance. It made catching a nap and getting a shower easy. Be sure to have a...More

Thank KAOSeattle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As we were staying just five minutes from the terminal it was a "no brainer" to choose for us. Arrived in the car ,small car park but well lit and marshalled. The terminal building and the cafe was ,as is normal in all the ferry...More

Thank Steffe L
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We loved every minute of the day trip to Ayr, for just £10 it is excellent value. We booked the Stena Plus Lounge, Wow it was so lovely, the staff are amazing. Highly Recommended.

Thank Tpink
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What sort of ID is required to travel to Belfast from Scotland ? confusing info on different travel sites
June 22, 2016|
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Response from Ash3012 | Reviewed this property |
We travelled by ferry and didn't need any id when I flew you just need photo Id so a drivers license is enough! We didn't need anything either time for my toddler who didn't have a passport!
Benjamin H
I'm thinking of doing this from next year and was wondering 2 things, #1 is where do you get the bus link to Cairnryan with your Rail & Sail ticket? & #2 what does a Rail & Sail ticket look like? Thanks in advance
October 5, 2015|
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Response from WeeLuv2Travel2 | Reviewed this property |
We also went by car but noticed several buses arriving in time for the ferry. Try googling your town to Cairnryan and see what you get. There's also a train station in Stranraer which may also provide a bus to the ferry.
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June 7, 2015|
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